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Building project moves ahead at MdCV Elementary

MELVERN—At its regular meeting Sept. 9, members of the USD 456 Marais des Cygnes Valley Board of Education approved two grant requests and heard an update on the Quenemo building project at the MdCV Elementary School.

Superintendent Darrel Finch said he had received grant requests from two of the district’s teachers.

Tigers shut down Osage City, 50-0

EMPORIA—Osage City and Lyndon met up for a double-header of junior high and high school games Friday night at Emporia State University’s Welch Stadium. With the junior high game ending just before 7 p.m., the high school varisty started almost an hour late, but it was more or less over about the same time as most area games.

The Lyndon Tigers took some hits, but commanded most points of the game, shutting out the Indians 27-0 in the first quarter and 50-0 on the night.

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Residents commemorate Sept. 11 on I-35 overpass

MELVERN—Hundreds of motorists flashed their headlights, honked their horns, and waved Wednesday as they passed under the Melvern exit bridge on Interstate 35, where Gary Kitt and his family, along with other Melvern residents and members of the Patriot Guard from Ottawa and Emporia gathered to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Every year, on the anniversary of 9/11, local residents dedicate their day to setting up banners and flying the American flag, creating a visual display of patriotism. Flags were flown Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Carbondale Fall Festival runs Friday, Saturday

Festivities at the Carbondale Fall Festival begin 5 p.m. Friday with food and craft vendors on Main Street. A lawnmower demolition derby will be at 7:30 p.m. at Carbondale City Park. Mowers will begin arriving at 6 p.m. Admission will be charged for spectators of all ages. The Lions Club will have concessions at the derby.

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